Hypothetical....

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  1. damo

    damo Hesitantly Boosting

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    Just wondering how ones VR4 might react if one were to somehow misplace the cat converter?:p

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    I believe ones VR-4 would "go off like a frog in a sock"....
     
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    snickells Leaving Skid Marks Lifetime Member

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    possibly the frog might be holding a chainsaw too..
     
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    hawks Leaving Skid Marks

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    The chainsaw weilding frog from the EPA might have something to say about it too :)
     
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    it would go faster, boost sooner, and trees would turn brown behind it :)

    The Oxygen sensor is in front of the Cat, so the car won't even know :D
     
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    What about a really good high flow cat?
     
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    you mean the stock one with all the stuff taken out?

    Yeah that will do a good job :D

    You could just steal a cat from another car like an xr6 or something that is going to be fairly high flow
     
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    so how restrictive are the cats they put on at compliance...???
     
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    i think i blew up a cat once....or maybe it was the muffler, there was all this grey stringy stuff coming out the exhaust, looked like a cross between steel wool n cotten wool except really stretched out
     
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    thats probably from the muffler Raz
     
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    RaZZa137 Leaving Skid Marks

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    lol, yea i changed that, but it kinda looked like grey fairy floss, lol, n then i parked it on the street n sumbody took the muffler n the part of the pipe that was new, lmao, lucky it was just cheap ebay muffler
     
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    thats probably why it melted :p
     
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    Cat smat --- ditch it.... I did...
     
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    Ooh messy. I hate the bastards also.:D
     
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    GOLD!!! :D
     
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    i heard of sumone getting the cat n muffler n resonators all stripped, n basically having a straight pipe from the engine with stock look, it's a good idea as long as you don't get caught, lolz, i think ill stick with high flow cats n aftermarket though, i wouldn't want to have to pay a 10k fine or something, lol

    and ive also driven a car that was a non turbo, stock 2litre engine rwd, exhaust was a straight pipe from the engine n it would spin the tires when you change from 2nd to 3rd
     
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    Straight pipes are nothing new nor special. Just creates no backpressure and allwos the engine to breathe well. That and they are farking loud.

    I have never heard of anyone copping a $10k fine(though that is what the law states). Police usually hand out a defect notice, thats about it.
     
  18. joe

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    then epa send you a letter and you have to get the car tested.. i have been called to epa, they put a prohibited vehicle sticker on my car. just changed all the stuff they asked in time got retested and no fine...
    when i got done again i chaged all the aftermarket stuff before my test and they passed the car with no probs. they also recognised me cause not many modded foresters in the area...lol

    i say take the cat out just dont get done..
     
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    well i think if you get a cat professionally taken out n are knowingly doing the wrong thing n refuse to reverse it then they fine you heaps n charge the mechanic or w/e who did it in upward of $50000...i could be wrong tho, lol
     
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    just cut it open, gut it and re-weld....:eek:
     

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